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Honda Super Cub 50

Honda C100


With more than 60 sold worldwide, it is the best powered vehicle of all time and the best-selling motorcycle of all time. 50cc Honda is still today, 50 years after its Out of all the brilliant bikes produced by the CB750 superbike.

Mike ‘s magnificent six-cylinder even the mighty Gold there is little doubt the most important of all of them is the C100 Super Cub of 1958. [1] The one was sold in August 1958. If is one motorized vehicle that can be to have brought mobility to the it is the Super Cub . It can be thought of as the first a totally new type of machine had many characteristics of a scooter but large 17 in wheels and stability of a proper.

It featured an enclosed drivetrain, frame. and protective leg shields derived from scooter The most innovative feature of the Cub was its plastic front fender and leg the first use of plastic within the world. [2] Plastic proved bit as functional as steel in these but with much less and at a considerably lower cost. two years of production Honda was the biggest manufacturer. By 1960 a half a million Super were sold every with a peak of 900,000 in [1]

It was first exported to the US in 1959 the start of the American Honda Company. In 1960 Honda the electric start C102 Cub; the CZ100 monkey with its similar enginge but balloon tires; and the C110 Cub.

In 1962 Honda the Super Cub name and simply to call it the Honda 50 . In 1963 introduced the CA102T ( a US only version of the Honda 50) featuring tires, a larger rear and the removal of the front fender and leg In 1964, two larger engined were offered, the CM90 87cc) and C65 (OHC 63cc) slight alterations to frame and

Around 1967, the whole was uprated, the 50cc engine from pushrod 4.5bhp to 4.9bhp (a bored-down C65 engine) the C50, and similarly the 90cc was with an OHC engine called the Though the basic design of Cub unchanged, slightly new styling and improvements were integrated, visible being the enclosed forks.

In the 1980s, Honda a new capacitor discharge ignition (CDI) to replace the earlier points ignition, thereby to meet increasingly strict standards in markets such as the US. many experts on the Cub testify to the that Honda used the CDI for better reliability and fuel with the emissions improvements an appealing by-product of these

1958-67 C100

1959 C100

The C100 was the original Super Cub, launched in in Japan, then in the USA and Europe.

originally only in blue pale blue plastic and later in various other for the world’s different markets. for japan, green for Britain to two)

Many small were changed in the first of years of production, but the final change was the adoption of a larger light in late 1962.

The words Cub and Super Cub logos on the front legshield and fuel emblem in some countries, havig ‘Honda 50′

The tail light was flush

Starter: only a kick

Single or dual seat on country of sale.

1962-70 CA100

The CA100 (and electric start) was the US-specific of the C100. It was available in a wider of colurs (white and black US only) and lacked the direction (turn signals) fitted for all markets. The CA100 featured the spec tail-light after (Japanese bikes had a smaller type) otherwise it was just a C100 (indeed some numbers start C100!) In and Europe the C100 was replaced by the OHC C50 in 1966-67, but the CA100 carried on in the US 1970.

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